Christmas bells are not so distant now! People are already planning how to make this Christmas special. With the beginning of the holiday season, a spirit of excitement and exhilaration sets in and Christmas celebrations are the true emblem that. Kids are eagerly waiting to have all the fun, while adults will go to any extent to enjoy with their friends and family.
Christmas celebration means plenty of dinner, events & parties, loads of pleasure, and creating unforgettable moments. This is the time of the year when winter is brimming in full blow and people try to find opportunities for leisure. Moreover, dance and music take happiness to the next level.
If you are contemplating to host the Christmas party at your house or anyone else, you have a big budget on your hands. The end result, however, is worth it. You don’t have to be extravagant to throw the party, all you need is be a little bit creative and the chips will fall on their places.
Here are 5 secrets to celebrate your Christmas party:
- Invite your guests with style
The fun begins even the moment you decide to send special invitations to your guests. It’s not a party until you have your close friends and family attending the event, but it indeed requires planning and executing invites. As for invitation cards are concerned, hand delivered and DIY invitations are fun and amazing. You need to throw some creativity and thoughts on them. While creating personalized invitations, keep in mind which cards are going to which families. Use your own handwriting wherever possible, especially on the outside of the envelopes and signatures inside the cards. It will give everyone a sense of closeness toward you. Also they will appreciate the fact that you care enough to take a few minutes and give each card some attention.
- Find a perfect venue
You have to hunt for a good venue well in advance – the earlier you book it, the better because better locations go quickly. Choosing a venue that can properly accommodate your group is the most important aspect to getting your Christmas party right. If you are organizing the event with a theme, the venue should mirror it. Identify the most suitable location that has availability, is within budget and easily accessible for guests. Finding it online would be a nice help for you. Making sure people can get to and from the venue is important for ensuring that things run smoothly and the evening is as hassle-free as much as possible for the guests. If you have identified a few venues according to your need, be willing to try and negotiate the costs.
- Foods and drinks to satiate everyone
Foods are drinks are at the heart of any party. So let your guests to enjoy the Christmas feast. It’s time to whip out all those recipes you’ve been learning to prepare for an opportune moment and add a festive shimmer to them. Traditional Christmas dinner features turkey with stuffing but you don’t have to stick with that. Most of the foods typically associated with Christmas, such as mince pies and fruit cake. Christmas is also about making your food look tasty and inviting, which your guests will love to enjoy. Instead of buying your party food, why don’t you make your own and jazz them with added ingredients. You can serve your invitees anything like, stuffed mushrooms, French paté, Greek meatballs, mini quiche, goose liver pate, bacon-filled pierogies, baked mussels, and rosted pork loin, etc.
From eggnog and hot chocolate to Christmas cocktails and mulled wine, Christmas festivities cannot be completed from drinks and cocktails. Creating your own cocktail can be a fun way to make your night more memorable. These are the rare moments when you customize bottles with personalized Christmas wine labels and give them to your close friends. So be ready to make cheers with your guests.
- Decorate like a designer
Can you even imagine your Christmas party in a dull room with regular chairs, tables, and plain white wall? It’s necessary to give the venue a makeover in order to bring a smile to your guests’ face. In fact, decoration is one of the best part of the celebration. From giving a traditional look to modern age themes, there are platter full of ideas to spruce up your Christmas party. You can include anything like overflowing flowers, balloons, glitter, lights and toys in all the colours of the rainbow. It would be really delightful for everyone to see the finished set-up. For example, multi-coloured garlands are bright and fun, especially for children. You can also choose an appropriate theme for the event. You may choose to base your theme on your favourite Christmas colour combination.
- Create a Christmas playlist on SoundCloud
A great music is always refreshing. So fill the air of your Christmas celebration with music that can touch everyone’s heart and soul. Your music-oriented guests who have a sweet tooth about music can play musical instruments, while some good singers can also contribute to the proceedings. You can also create a cool Christmas playlist and play it on music streaming services like SoundCloud or Spotify.
The following infographic contains some Christmas inspiration songs that we have compiled for you:
- Final Words
Christmas holidays are best celebrated when your friends and family are around you. It’s all about giving value to your relationship and showing affection to your loved ones. So go ahead and spread peace and happiness this Christmas.